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Understanding BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month

July 26th, 2022

Throughout the month of July, we celebrate BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month, otherwise known as National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. Although anyone can experience the challenges of mental illness, regardless of their background, BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month highlights the unique mental health challenges and needs of historically underrepresented and/or oppressed racial and ethnic […]

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The New Normal – Adjusting to Life after Kids Head to College

September 10th, 2017

The graduation parties are over, the heavily dreaded initial ‘goodbye’ has been said, and you’ve successfully dropped your child off at college. By now, the class of 2021 has made it through first few weeks of classes and found someone to have dinner with in the cafeteria. As their lives begin to settle in, you […]

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Educate others about the facts of mental illness

June 26th, 2013

by Karl Shallowhorn, HHS Senior Counselor Webster. Newtown. Aurora. These names are forever etched into our collective consciousness. These horrible tragedies have served to bring the controversial debate about gun control and mental health into the public forum. Unfortunately, they have also served to keep the public perception of mental illness stuck in the last […]

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